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Manitoba to sell 67 greenhouses


May 8, 2018
By Aidan Geary CBC News

The government is shutting down operations at a 65-year-old provincially run tree nursery it says is losing money — but the province’s largest union says that’s a mistake.

Pineland Forest Nursery near Hadashville, Man., has been growing seedlings for the province for reforestation since 1953, according to its website.

The province announced it will end operations at the site by Dec. 31, and seek out a buyer to take over 67 greenhouses and more than 300 acres of growing area.

The closure will put eight full-time and 17 part-time staff out of work | READ MORE